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Picking Your Nose Should I Get Test For HIV

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nose secretions mixed into food. (NASAL MUCOUS AND HIV, 2009)

Dr. Bob, One of my friend who is HIV positive, i invited him and he was eating spicy food, so his nose was leaking, so he used his left hand finger to clear the nose, and was using the same left hand with a spoonto take the curry from the bowl. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...survives in a spicy curry!So relax Max! If your buddy's boogers wound up in the curry, all it did was add a bit of extra flavor. HIV testing is definitely not warranted! (See below)Bon Appetit!Dr. BobCoffee with AIDS and Milk (HIV IN NASAL... Read more »
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Risk assessment, or, how screwed am I?

Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 Reply
...Hi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who I know fairly well and who claims to be Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...diagnostic purposes. The viral load test manufacturers own literature warns the test is not intended to be used as a screening test for HIV or as a diagnostic test to confirm the presence of HIV Yet this is the test I was given by my doctor when... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...since my cold started.) it so happens, i see my cancer dr. next monday for my 3 month check up. i plan to have him give me an hiv test. i am not into anal sex at all and only engage in unprotected oral sex with different partners from time to... Read more »

why do people get sick after sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I usualy presented with ulcers in mouth and some headache but nothing more. Never night sweats, rash, short breathing, runny nose or weird things like that. There ought to be a forum called "I just tested negative, but can't believe it!" Is... Read more »